margination

noun

mar·​gin·​ation ˌmär-jə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce margination (audio)
1
: the act or process of forming a margin
specifically : the adhesion of white blood cells to the walls of damaged blood vessels
2
: the action of finishing a dental restoration or a filling for a cavity
margination of an amalgam with a bur

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“Margination.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/margination. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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